Tag: Pooja Rani

Pooja, Amit bag gold at Asian Boxing Championships

Bangkok: Boxers Pooja Rani and Amit Panghal gave India two gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday. Pooja defeated reigning World Champion Wang Lina in the final to claim top honours in the 81-kg weight category. This was her third medal at this prestigious tournament after a silver in 2012 and a […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Thapa, Pooja Move To Finals Of Tokyo 2020 Boxing Test Event

Tokyo: Shiva Thapa (63kg) advanced to the final with a win along with Pooja Rani (75kg) but two other Indians ended with bronze medals after losing their opening bouts at the Olympic test event for boxing here on Wednesday. In the semi-finals, Thapa defeated Japan’s Daisuke Narimatsu in a split verdict. Rani beat Brazil’s Beatriz […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani Clinch Gold At Olympic Test Event For Boxing

Tokyo: Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) clinched gold medals, while Ashish (69kg) settled for a silver, ending India’s brilliant campaign at the Olympic Test Event for Boxing here on Thursday. Four-time Asian medallist Thapa outpunched Kazakhstan’s national champion and Asian bronze-winner Sanatali Toltayev 5-0 to claim the top honours. Thapa is also the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Asian Boxing Olympic q'fiers: Rani, Vikas seal qualification

Amman (Jordan): Pooja Rani (75kg) on Sunday became the first Indian boxer to secure qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Later, Vikas Krishan (75kg) beat Japanese third seed Sewonrets Okazawa by unanimous decision to qualify for his third Olympics. This was Rani and her Thai opponent Pomnipa Chutee’s first bout at the Asian Olympic qualifiers […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021